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Research Publications in journals:
3D Maize Plant Reconstruction Based on Georeferenced Overlappin LiDAR Point Clouds
Year:2015
Research Areas
  • Agriculture,
  • Robotics,
  • Agriculture automatization,
  • Laser for perception
Information
Abstract
3D crop reconstruction with a high temporal resolution and by the use of non-destructive measuring technologies can support the automation of plant phenotyping processes. Thereby, the availability of such 3D data can give valuable information about the plant development and the interaction of the plant genotype with the environment. This article presents a new methodology for georeferenced 3D reconstruction of maize plant structure. For this purpose a total station, an IMU, and several 2D LiDARs with different orientations were mounted on an autonomous vehicle. By the multistep methodology presented, based on the application of the ICP algorithm for point cloud fusion, it was possible to perform the georeferenced point clouds overlapping. The overlapping point cloud algorithm showed that the aerial points (corresponding mainly to plant parts) were reduced to 1.5%?9% of the total registered data. The remaining were redundant or ground points. Through the inclusion of different LiDAR point of views of the scene, a more realistic representation of the surrounding is obtained by the incorporation of new useful information but also of noise. The use of georeferenced 3D maize plant reconstruction at different growth stages, combined with the total station accuracy could be highly useful when performing precision agriculture at the crop plant level.
International
Si
JCR
Si
Title
Remote Sensing
ISBN
2072-4292
Impact factor JCR
2,623
Impact info
Datos JCR del año 2013
Volume
7
10.3390/rs71215870
Journal number
12
From page
17077
To page
17096
Month
SIN MES
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Miguel Garrido Izard (UPM)
  • : Dimitris S. Paraforos (Institute of Agricultural Engineering. University of Hohenheim)
  • Autor: David Reiser (Institute of Agricultural Engineering. University of Hohenheim)
  • Autor: Manuel Vázquez Arellano (Institute of Agricultural Engineering. University of Hohenheim)
  • Autor: Hans W. Griepentrog (Institute of Agricultural Engineering. University of Hohenheim)
  • Autor: Constantino Valero Ubierna (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería Agroforestal
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